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Forum topic by plang posted 11-08-2013 12:13 AM 306 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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plang

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11-08-2013 12:13 AM

A few years back I inherited a siphon feed spray gun and a compressor from my wife’s uncle. The spray gun is a vintage Craftsman 191.15614 and today for the first time ever I test sprayed some 1Xs to get the feel of it. I am hooked on spraying, this old gun put on a very nice even coat of paint. O.K. being new to this I am unfamiliar with how it is suppose to work. I have all the pressure gauges set at 50 lbs as per instructions but at first air and paint only came out when I pulled the trigger and now air continues to flow even after I release the trigger. Which is how it should work. All I know is that it paints fine and can’t wait until Christmas to maybe get a better gun. Thanks


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Clint Searl

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#1 posted 11-08-2013 12:37 AM

Depending on the vintage, if it has a plastic knurled knob at the top of the pot, it’s a convertible, going from siphon feed to pressure feed, depending on which way the knob is turned. I have one dating to around “71. It got me hooked on spraying.

-- Clint Searl....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been

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